Rebecca Fox

ORC approval allows more widening of peninsula roads

Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages of the project.

Geologist takes top spot in photography contest

Geologist takes top spot in photography contest

Murray McCulloch usually photographs insects but turned to flowers because ''they don't run so fast''.

Govt security role for Broad

Govt security role for Broad

A former New Zealand chief police officer is now a top adviser to the Government on intelligence and security.

Further black ice warning

Further black ice warning

Icy road conditions which made driving and walking in Dunedin treacherous in many places yesterday were re-emerging last night. 

Clean shift encouraged

Clean shift encouraged

Farmers and transporters moving stock in coming weeks are being warned to ensure they do not spill effluent on the Taieri's roads and to clean equipment before the move.

Power cut hits Dunedin sport fixtures

Power cut hits Dunedin sport fixtures

Power is back on at a couple of Dunedin sports venues hosting matches after a brief outage this evening.

Maui's dolphin in global spotlight

The plight of New Zealand's endangered Maui's dolphins has again been highlighted at an international level, this time by global conservation agency WWF.

Whale tissue samples unlikely to determine cause of strandings

While results from tissue samples from stranded whales on Otago's coast this summer are still to come in, it is unlikely they will shed any further light on the cause of the whales' deaths, the Department of Conservation says.

Appointments reflect shift in focus

Appointments reflect shift in focus

A new-look Otago Conservation Board - heavy with tourism and business representatives - has been appointed.

Board wants track barrier to remain

Board wants track barrier to remain

Vehicle access to a track leading from Warrington to Blueskin Bay should continue to be controlled, the Waikouaiti Coast Community Board has decided.